Detergents for Automated Endoscope Reprocessors
Are you responsible for cleaning endoscopes in your hospital?
Why not try our range of detergents for the manual cleaning of endoscopes and for use in Automated Endoscope Reprocessors (AERs)?
Our range covers everything you need for all three stages of the endoscope cleaning process, from manual cleaning, through the first wash cycle in the AER and finally for the chemical disinfection stage.
Stage 3. For chemical disinfection stage:
Registered as a Class 1 Medical Device, this biological cleaner is designed for the manual and ultrasonic decontamination of endoscopic instruments.
Its formulation uses a blend of protolytic enzymes with synergistic surfactants. It is safe to use on any surface and is highly effective at removing protein and organic contaminants, including dried-on blood and tissue.
As such, it offers particular benefits where autoclave and automated decontamination cannot be used.
Designed for manual and ultrasonic decontamination, this biological cleaner uses a blend of three enzymes with synergistic surfactants to clean endoscopic instruments.
Registered as a Class 1 Medical Device, it removes high levels of proteins, fats and other organic material including tissue and dried-on blood.
Virudet® N can be used for manual cleaning and in Automated Endoscope Reprocessors. It is a neutral, concentrated detergent with a wide material compatibility which gently removes blood, proteins, mucus and tissue residues.
Its blend of complexing and sequestering agents, detergents and corrosion inhibitors are effective in hard and soft water areas. It has optimal cleaning performance at temperatures of 55-60⁰C but for endoscopes temperature should not exceed 60⁰C.
Viruzyme biological cleaner uses protolytic enzymes for the safe decontamination of endoscopic instruments.
It has an effective cleaning action during cold water pre-rinse stages of automated washer/disinfector equipment, and does not interfere with the cleaning mechanism in ultrasonic and washer/disinfector equipment.
See Manual Cleaning section above for details of this product.
Amity PAA 15
Amity PAA 15 is a powerful peracetic acid based high level disinfectant concentrate for use in Automated Endoscope Reprocessors (AERs) and manual decontamination systems.
Registered as a Class IIB Medical Device, it is effective against bacteria, mycobacteria, viruses, spores and fungi when used at a concentration of 1% at 25 ºC within a 10 minute exposure cycle.
You should clean devices and endoscope parts before disinfection with Amity PAA 15 using suitable cleaners from the Viruzyme family or Virudet N.
Want to try our detergents for Automated Endoscope Reprocessors?
If you need any of the above products for endoscope cleaning and disinfection, please feel free to call our Infection Control Team for a quote on 0845 226 0185.